Scholarships

Scholarship Application Process & Important Notes

The scholarship opportunities will be awarded based on a student’s academic achievements, individual goals, and faculty recommendations. While awards will be made regardless of personal or family financial status, preference will be given to those presently not receiving any other form of financial aid. Preference will also be given to residents of College District 510, unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description.

These scholarships have been established through the generosity of businesses, associations, and individuals. The criteria for each scholarship varies; eligibility requirements have been established by the donors.

All officially completed Scholarship Applications Packets require the following items::

  • Submit completed application:
  • Personal statement of 250 words or less stating why the scholarship is important to your personal career goals.
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
  • Current transcript of grades.

All officially completed Scholarship Applications Packets must be submitted no later than Friday, April 5, 2019, to be considered for the following academic year.

Unless otherwise noted, scholarship awards may be used to cover the cost of tuition, books, and up to $150 in academic supplies. Scholarships must be used within the following academic year unless otherwise noted. In some cases, scholarship recipients must maintain eligibility requirements for each semester the scholarship is awarded.
Students with financial aid must use their financial aid prior to scholarship award money.

Attention SSC Students, Transfer Students and Returning Adults:

Fully completed Scholarship Applications Packets must be submitted no later than Friday, April 5, 2019, to be considered for the following academic year. Scholarship Award Recipients will be notified prior to the formal Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

Attention Graduating High School Seniors:

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE is JUNE 30, 2019. The SSC FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS can be applied for at any time.

All applicants please note:

Scholarship recipients may be featured in college publications and local newspapers. Signing the application form gives SSC permission to share the names of recipients and applicants, as well as any photographs for promotional purposes.


SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE STUDENTS AND RETURNING ADULTS

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS